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Cadot | Metis, Chippewa, Ojibway, Cree | Surname Anchor Post

Index:  Indigenous, Metis & Mixed-Heritage Surname Anchor Posts

Each of these posts is dedicated to one surname that is carried by someone connected to indigenous, Metis or mixed-heritage people in Canada.  Please be aware that it’s a synthesis of the information I’ve collected in my personal research throughout the years and is by no means complete!


  • Surname lists: Surname Anchor Posts,  Metis (ON),
  • Regions:  Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Western Canada
  • Ethnicity:  Metis Mixed-heritage French, Mixed-heritage Chippewa/French, Ojibway, Cree
  • Associated surnames:  Adam, Beaupre, Beausoleil, Belleau, Blondin, Braconnier, Brissette / Brisette, Cascagnette, Chartier, Chartrand, Cook, Cris / Cree, Cursiteur, Desmarais (Upd. 2023),  Frobister / Forbister, Gariepy, Grandbois, Hamelin, Klyne, Laframboise, Laliberte, Lapensee, Larance / Larence, Linklater / Lincleter, Martin, McCoy,  McDonald, Mckay, Paul, Picard, Pilon, Piquet, Severite, Stevens/  Stephens, St. Germain, Sutherland, Vermette, William (Upd. 2023).
  • Misc.:  
  • 1. Early Metis Cadot marriages include: Jean Baptiste Cadotte, Sr. (m. Athanasie Equawaice & Catherine) and then their offspring: Augustin Cadotte (m. an Ojibwa woman named Madeleine), Jean Baptiste Cadotte, Jr. (m. a First Nations woman & Jeanette Piquette, a Metis woman), Joseph Cadotte (m. Angelica Constons, Metis), Michel Cadotte, le grand (Sr.) (m. an Ojibwa woman Marie Madeleine). Marie Cadotte (m. John Warren Dease & Joachim La Riviere [Source: John P. DuLong] These Cadots descend from French Canadian Mathurin Cadot dit Poitevin and Marie Durand.
  • 2. One line of Cadots descend from Joseph Cadot / Cadotte (son of Laurent Cadot & Cree woman Suzanne) and Genevieve Picard (daughter of Joseph Picard and Louise, a Saulteaux woman). Joseph Cadotte was a  “Lieutenant in the Indian Department, an interpreter, buffalo hunter and fur trader” and descendants included: Francois-Xavier Cadotte (m. Melanie Adam), Genevieve Cadotte (m. Alexandre Gariepy) and Pierre Cadotte (m. Catherine Desmarais) [Source: Joseph Cadotte (Cadot), Lawrence Barkwell, Louis Riel Institute].
  • 3. Another line descending from Laurent Cadot & Suzanne, is that of Laurent Cadotte and Betsy William. Their married offspring include: Augustin (m. Angelique Laferte), Felix (m. Sarah Sutherland), Jean Baptiste (m. Elise Pilon), Joseph (m. Christine Caron), Marie (m. Antoine Laliberte), Pierre (m. Julie Blondin). Laurent Cadotte worked in the Fur trade, first with the North West Company and then with the Hudson’s Bay Company. He was a steersman and then leader of the La Loche Boat Brigade, and finally as a guide. [Source: Laurent Cadotte, Lawrence Barkwell, Louis Riel Institute].
  • 4. The Cadots recognized by the Metis Nation of Ontario descend from fur-trader Michel Cadot (le petit) and Charlotte Okapeguijigokoue (Ojibway) through his offspring: Alex Cadotte (m. Elizabeth Unknown surname), Charles Cadotte (m. Josette Unknown surname), Marie Anne Cadotte (m. Francois-Xavier Biron), Louis Cadotte (Unknown).  
  • 5. One French spelling of Cadot can be Cadeau. For now, this post has focused on the Cadot / Cadotte entries.



Provencher  |  De Salaberry a-3 (1901) 

Provencher  |  Ritchot  h-1 (1901) 

Provencher  |  Cadottes in St. Norbert Parish  (1911)

Provencher  |  Township 5  (1911) 



Algoma  |  Garden River   (1901)

Algoma  |  Garden River   (1911)

Algoma West | Garden River Reserve  (1921)   Cadothe  

Muskoka & Parry Sound  |  Cole Harbour (1901)  Cadeau 



Chateauguay  |  Sault St. Louis   (1901)



Mackenzie  |  Pelly Indian Reserve (1911)

Saskatchewan |  Cadottes in Mackenzie  (1906)

The Territories  |  Cumberland   (1901) 

The Territories  |  East Pelly Agency  (1901)

Prince Albert  |  Cumberland House  (1911) 

Cadottes in Mackenzie  |  Yorkton (1921) 



BAST    [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [ON-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


BLAN   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


BRAS    [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON]


C …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [ON-QC-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


CARI   [CDN Marriage Extracts  [ON-Western Canada Metis Scrip]


F  ….   [CDN Marriage Extracts]    [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


G  …    [CDN Marriage Extracts]    [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


GIRO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   |Western Canada Metis Scrip]


KASA   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]


L  …     [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [SK]


LAHO   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


MARB   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


MCCU   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


P …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [SK]


S …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]


ST.   [CDN Marriage Extracts]  [Western Canada Metis Scrip]     2023


V  …   [CDN Marriage Extracts]   [Western Canada Metis Scrip]




Main Index: Canadian Census Extracts by Region & by Nation

Index: Canadian Marriage Extracts in Alphabetical Order



French Canadian Pioneers: The Cadots of Quebec



Cadotte, Edouard (1901), Image [Gabriel Dumont Institute]

Cadotte, Joseph  [Dictionary of Canadian Biography]

HBC Fort Pelly (63/64), Servants/Free Traders [Gabriel Dumont Institute]



November 22, 2020 - Posted by | . | , ,

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